Tag Archive: DTM

Jul 24

Mercedes Benz commits to Formula E, departs DTM

Formula E entry for Season 6 in 2019/20

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM departure at the end of the 2018 season. Toto Wolff: “Our years in the DTM will always be held high as a major chapter in our motorsport history.”

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Jul 23

Maro Engel sensationally takes his first DTM race win in Moscow

Mattias Ekström claims back points’ lead with second-place finish

Maro Engel sensationally takes his first DTM race win in MoscowEntertaining duels and all three brands on the podium. 25,000 spectators attend the DTM weekend in Moscow. The first win in his 52nd race: the Sunday race at Moscow Raceway saw DTM returnee Maro Engel winning for the first time in his career in the most popular international touring car series.

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Jul 23

Tom Blomqvist flies to his second pole position in Moscow

The Brit will be followed by Bruno Spengler (BMW)

Tom Blomqvist flies to his second pole position in MoscowThe engineers from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG probably didn’t get a lot of sleep in the night from Saturday to Sunday during the DTM weekend at Moscow Raceway.

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Jul 22

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time champion

Rockenfeller completes 1-2 for Audi with a broken foot

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time championMarco Wittmann comes third after an entertaining duel with Robert Wickens. In his first race at Moscow Raceway, René Rast claimed victory straight away. In the race at the 3.931 kilometres long track on Saturday, the Audi driver converted his pole position into a commanding race win, his second victory in the most popular international touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from pole

Marco Wittmann posted the fastest lap time in qualifying for the DTM race on Saturday at Moscow Raceway

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from poleNevertheless, the BMW driver will not be starting from pole position for today’s race. In the race at the Norisring, Wittmann incurred his third warning of the current season for an incident with Mattias Ekström and will be dropped five places on the grid as a result.

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Jul 19

Ekström the hunted at the Moscow Raceway

Record winner Mike Rockenfeller wants to race despite foot fracture

Lucas Auer, Mattias Ekström, Moscow Raceway 2016Second race meeting abroad also represents the DTM season half-time.  Invitation to F1 test – Lucas Auer travels to Moscow with boosted confidence. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Racing hearts as standard: Bosch provides the motor-racing fascination a new digital home

Since the revival of DTM, in the year 2000, Bosch has been closely connected with the race series

Racing hearts as standard: Bosch provides the motor-racing fascination a new digital home After all, Bosch is far more than just a sticker on the windscreen. All the cars are equipped with highly complex Bosch motor-racing technology: inter alia, the engine control unit (ECU), sensors and spark plugs, the energy supply and the central display make sure that the drivers can execute their job in optimum conditions.

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Jul 14

Maximum success for Maxime

DTM’s debut appearance at the circuit was held in 2013

The Moscow Raceway is the youngest race venue on the DTM calendar and in addition, the DTM fraternity has to make the longest journey of the year – 2000 kilometres – to get to the circuit located at Wolokolamsk, some 70 kilometres to the north-west of Russia’s capital Moscow.

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Jul 05

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “When I told the doctors how fast I was going when I crashed, they were quite shocked”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

DTM, Norisring. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63The Norisring once again lived up to its reputation as the highlight of the DTM season. But the most important news to come out of the weekend was that Gary Paffett walked away relatively unscathed from a massive crash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the Norisring

Maxime Martin scores first season win at the Norisring

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the NorisringHeavy accident causes interruption of the race. Mattias Ekström defends points’ lead. The second DTM race at the Norisring couldn’t be topped in terms of suspense: Maxime Martin drove his BMW M4 DTM to his first win of the season from Lucas Auer with the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

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Jul 01

Maxime Martin on top in thrilling qualifying (+video)

First qualifying of the DTM at the Norisring was a real thriller

Maxime Martin on top in thrilling qualifyingDuring the final stages, there were position changes in the lead almost every second. Even a slight drizzle setting in at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg didn’t affect the drivers.

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centre

The races at the Norisring are the DTM season highlights

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centreNuremberg’s street circuits takes man and material to their very limits. In his home race meeting Wittmann finally wants to make it to the podium. DTM is back at the Dutzendteich. No other city tour is as spectacular as the one in the ‘Franconian Monaco’.

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Jun 28

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “Fifty years of AMG is obviously a big deal, and I’m happy to represent that on my car”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoNext stop, Nuremberg – the race on the Norisring is generally considered to be the highlight of the DTM season. But first, Robert Wickens paid a visit to Road America… Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Changed starting time for the DTM Saturday race at the Norisring

First round of the weekend brought forward to 13:25hrs CEST

Short-term change of the ARD broadcasting plan due to recent events. An important short-term change of the broadcasting schedule of DTM’s German TV partner ARD results in a new starting time for the first round of the fourth race meeting of the season, held this weekend (30th June to 02nd July) at Nuremberg’s Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Mattias Ekström to race at the Norisring

Good news for all the Audi and Ekström fans

Mattias Ekström to race at the NorisringThe Swede is going to contest the DTM season highlight, held at the Norisring on the first weekend in July.

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Jun 21

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The way things are going at the moment, there will still be a number of drivers in with a chance of the title when we get to Hockenheim”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoHaving just chalked up his first win of the season, Paul Di Resta looks ahead to the decisive phase of the 2017 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Plenty of horsepower during DTM kick-off event in Budapest city centre

Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG in Budapest city centre

Plenty of horsepower during DTM kick-off event in Budapest city centreThis weekend (16-18 June, 2017), the DTM will have its third round of the season at the Hungaroring near Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

‘Flat plate’ represents outstanding demands: DTM stops at Budapest, this weekend

Fourth DTM appearance in Hungary

Fourth DTM appearance in HungaryThis weekend, DTM is going to hold its first abroad races in the 2017 season. The Hungaroring will stage the fifth and sixth races and for the renowned touring-car series it’s the fourth stop at Budapest after 1988, 2014 and 2016.

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Jun 14

DTM aces on tour: Auer gives Mücke their first podium

Last weekend, four DTM drivers raced in three different series

Lucas Auer, Sebastian Asch and Mücke MotorsportWhile Lucas Auer had a very good weekend and Mattias Ekström displayed his usual competitiveness, there weren’t a lot of positive news on Maro Engel and Loïc Duval. Read the rest of this entry »

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